Training Leading SAFe® (SA)

In this two-day training to become a SAFe® Product Owner/Product Manager, participants develop and expand their skills to manage value creation in a Lean-Agile organization. They learn measures, tools and techniques with which they can manage backlogs and projects.

The training provides a deep understanding of the Agile Release Train (ART) and its potential to add value. Participants will learn how to effectively fulfill their role as SAFe® Product Owner/Product Manager.

Furthermore, the training teaches how to apply lean thinking when writing epics, breaking them down into features and stories, planning and executing iterations, and preparing program increases. Finally, attendees will learn about the Continuous Delivery Pipeline and the culture of DevOps as well as their role as Product Owner and Product Manager in the integration and the tools necessary to continuously improve ARTs.

The training is held in German, the training documents are written in English. Upon completion of the training, participants can take an exam for certification as a SAFe® 5 Product Owner/Product Manager and also receive 1-year access to the SAFe® Community Platform. In order to be able to take the exam for certification, participants must complete both training days.

LevelBeginner to advanced,
Previous knowledge of Lean and Agile is an advantage
Duration2 days/total 14 hours
Target groupProduct Managers, Product Owners, Business Analysts, Portfolio Managers, Enterprise and System Architects
RequirementsNo previous experience is necessary to participate in the training.
Experience in the following areas is recommended:

  • Leading SAFe®
  • Experience with the work of the SAFe®-Framework
  • Experience with Lean and Agile methods
ContentsLearning goals:

  • Application of the SAFe® framework in a Lean company
  • Connecting SAFe® Lean-Agile principles and values with the roles of Product Owner/Product Manager
  • Cooperation with Lean Portfolio Management
  • Continuous value creation through Program Increment Planning (PI-Planning)
  • Execution of Program Increment and continuous delivery of value
  • Define the roles of the Product Owner/Product Manager
  • Creation of a role action plan

The two-day training includes the following learning contents:

  • Application of the SAFe® framework in a Lean company
  • Assignment of the Lean-Agile-Mindset to the roles of Product Owner and Product Manager
  • Cooperation with Lean Portfolio Management
  • Continuous analysis of customer needs
  • Implementation of a program increase
  • Creation of an action plan for Product Owner/Product Manager

What do the participants receive?

  • Printed course materials
  • Eligibility for the SAFe® 5 Product Owner/Product Manager (POPM) certification exam (to be created within 30 days by the course participant)
  • A 1-year membership for the SAFe® Community Platform, including access to the POPM Community of Practice
  • Certificate of participation
Further InformationOfficial training description SAFe® Product Owner/Product Manager at Scaled Agile
Certified trainerChristoph Piotrowski (SPC)